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Edited by Martin J. Medhurst
cloth / 978-1-60344-071-4 / $49.95 s
Since its identification in 1981, the rhetorical presidency has drawn both defenders and critics. Chief among those critical of the practice is political theorist Jeffrey K. Tulis, whose ... More
Edited by Martin J. Medhurst
paper / 978-1-58544-394-9 / $24.95 s
cloth / 978-0-89096-710-2 / $39.95 s
With the administrations of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson, the American presidency underwent many profound changes. Chief among those was a radical evolution in the interaction of the ... More
By Enrique D. Rigsby
Edited by James Arnt Aune
cloth / 978-1-58544-440-3 / $39.95 s
For a century and a half the words of presidents have framed, expressed, and sometimes challenged the civil rights policies of America. As James Aune notes in his ... More
Edited by Martin J. Medhurst and H. W. Brands
cloth / 978-0-89096-943-4 / $39.95 x
Rhetoric and history intersected dramatically during the Cold War, which was, above all else, a war of words. This volume, which combines the work of historians and communication ... More
By Davis W. Houck and Amos Kiewe
cloth / 978-1-58544-233-1 / $32.95 s
Franklin Roosevelt instinctively understood that a politician unable to control his own body would be perceived as unable to control the body politic. He took care to hide ... More
By William D. Harpine
paper / 978-1-58544-559-2 / $21.95 s
The last presidential campaign of the nineteenth century was remarkable in a number of ways.

·It marked the beginning of the use of the news media in a modern

Edited by Tarla Rai Peterson
cloth / 978-1-58544-335-2 / $50.00 x
paper / 978-1-58544-415-1 / $25.00 s
The environment figures prominently in American political debate of the twentieth century. Issues of wilderness and wetlands preservation, clean air and clean water, and the sustainable use of ... More
By Mary E. Stuckey
cloth / 978-1-60344-074-5 / $39.95 s
Though Jimmy Carter is widely viewed as one of the least effective modern presidents, the human rights agenda for which his administration is known remains high in the ... More
By Francis Beer
paper / 978-1-58544-124-2 / $19.95 s
cloth / 978-1-58544-123-5 / $39.95 x
When the stakes of public words and actions are global and permanent, and especially when they involve war and peace, can we afford not to seek their meaning? ... More

Belinda A. Stillion Southard
unjacketed cloth / 978-1-60344-281-7 / $45.00 x
paper / 978-1-60344-282-4 / $24.95 s
Between 1913 and 1920, the National Woman’s Party (NWP) waged a campaign to write women’s voting rights into the U.S. Constitution. Unlike the more moderate campaign strategies adopted ... More